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Sarah, our editor, loves to give her take on how smart cities are evolving. Her weekly blog gives a small insight into her thinking on each weeks news that comes across her desk.
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How citizen-centric are you?
05 Jun 2019
SmartCitiesWorld is running a research survey to understand what cities need in order to better engage citizens in city development and smart city initiatives.
Smart cities: Are you open?
28 May 2019
SmartCitiesWorld’s latest research, in partnership with uCIFI Alliance, focuses on openness and interoperability in smart cities.
Smart cities and simpler times
29 Jan 2019
Sarah Wray gets the January blues with ‘digital by default’ services.
Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations
30 Dec 2018
We look back at the top smart cities stories of 2018.
Smart cities: Will they ad up?
13 Dec 2018
Advertising in smart cities throws up a lot of questions. Now’s a good time to talk about them.
Smart cities: What’s in a name?
11 Jul 2018
Is the term ‘smart cities’ helpful, or could it be potentially damaging? What terminology should we use and how much does it matter?
Blockchain: Hurry up and wait
09 May 2018
Despite the huge amount of hype surrounding blockchain, new research from Gartner bursts the bubble somewhat and finds that very, very few organisations are actually implementing the technology yet.
Smart places must go beyond cities
24 Apr 2018
Many towns and smaller cities are down on their luck. Will technology help them get back up or see them falling further behind? Sarah Wray takes a look
Smart cities: Reality check
17 Apr 2018
There are some big ideas in smart cities, but are we making enough progress on the fundamentals?
We need to talk about smart cities
03 Apr 2018
If we don’t tell the smart city story better, we are set to see a backlash and technology’s benefits may not be realised at all, says SmartCitiesWorld editor, Sarah Wray.
Building what's next: Construction innovation could crack 'wicked' city problems
Jon Glasco rounds up the latest innovation from the BBConstrumat show and its potential impact on smart city goals.
12 Jun 2019
Smart cities: Software is eating the world
10 Jun 2019
Has the micro-mobility bubble burst?
06 Jun 2019
Revolutionising procurement processes is key to better citizen outcomes
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
19 Mar 2019
Building Better Places: Smart buildings for sustainability and personalisation
19 Jun 2019
IoT Tech Expo Europe 2019
26 Jun 2019
Webinar: How to make MaaS a reality
13 Nov 2019
IoT Tech Expo North America 2019
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